Greenacres, FL


Highest Appreciating Greenacres Neighborhoods Since 2000

Greenacres, FL Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Greenacres Housing Market Information

With 39,676 people, 13,305 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $144,869, Greenacres real estate and house prices are near the national average for all cities and towns.

Large apartment complexes or high rise apartments are the single most common housing type in Greenacres, accounting for 35.98% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Greenacres include single-family detached homes ( 30.77%), row houses and other attached homes ( 15.54%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 13.22%). This particular housing mix is relatively uncommon and characteristic of cities that are compact and walkable, and which often have a lively downtown.

People in Greenacres primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) units, chiefly found in large apartment complexes or high rise apartments. Greenacres has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Greenacres built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Greenacres built between 2000 and later ( 17.12%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 5.13%).

Vacant housing appears to be an issue in Greenacres. Fully 19.18% of the housing stock is classified as vacant. Left unchecked, vacant Greenacres homes and apartments can be a drag on the real estate market, holding Greenacres real estate prices below levels they could achieve if vacant housing was absorbed into the market and became occupied. Housing vacancy rates are a useful measure to consider, along with other things, if you are a home buyer or a real estate investor.

Greenacres Home Appreciation Rates

Homes have actually lost value in Greenacres over the last then years, as home values have seen a decline of 23.22% during the ten year period. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout appreciation rate data shows Greenacres home appreciation rates at 1.80%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.39%.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Greenacres that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Greenacres real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Greenacres appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 11.63%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 96.95% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Greenacres. Greenacres appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.80%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.39%.

Importantly, this makes Greenacres one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Florida, our data show that Greenacres's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 70% of the other cities and towns in Florida.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Greenacres differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Greenacres - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Greenacres real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Greenacres, FL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,491,000 0.3
$1,119,001 - $1,491,000 0.0
$746,001 - $1,119,000 0.2
$597,001 - $746,000 0.5
$447,001 - $597,000 2.4
$298,001 - $447,000 15.3
$149,001 - $298,000 30.8
$75,001 - $149,000 30.7
$0 - $75,000 19.7

Low for FL
Average for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
52.2618071018399 66.4529914529915

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Greenacres Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
79.52% 3.45% 6 9
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,479 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 63.77
Renters 36.23
Vacant 19.18

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Greenacres HOMES
2000 or Newer 17.1
1970 - 1999 76.8
1940 - 1969 5.1
1939 or Older 0.9

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Greenacres HOMES
Single-Family 30.8
Townhomes 15.5
Small Apt. Buildings 13.2
Apt. Complexes 36.0
Mobile Homes 4.5
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Greenacres HOMES
No Bedroom 0.65
1 Bedroom 6.47
2 Bedrooms 52.37
3 Bedrooms 32.49
4 Bedrooms 5.76
5 or more bedrooms 2.27